Sodaro Estate Winery
2011 Felicity Merlot Limited Edition
Merlot •Sodaro Estate Vineyard
California: Napa Valley: Coombsville
Simply the best
Today’s Sodaro Estate Winery 2011 Felicity Merlot Limited Edition is a Merlot for the ages. This wine is balanced, juicy, complex, delicious and very food-friendly.
Since the only place to get this great wine is right here, you’ll be the envy of your wine social or dinner party when you show up with this beauty.
This wine is bursting with flavor and it boasts one of the longest finishes we’ve come across. Flavors seem to go on and on forever.
Here is what wine writer Kurt-Inge Eklund said about the wine when he tasted it just last week:
“The wine has flavors of dark fresh fruit and earthy minerals. It’s an elegant and balanced wine with fresh characters. The taste shows ripe fresh balanced red fruit with almond and velveted tannins. In the background there is aromas of nice sweet oak flavors and a nice acidity that gives the wine a attractive backbone. The wine can certainly be consumed today and gain in complexity with an hour in a decanter. Can be aged for another 5 - 10 years. 91 points!”
Please don’t miss out, friend. This wine gorgeous wine won’t be available for long…
Inky garnet with pretty ruby edges.
Very fragrant, with loads of black cherry, cassis and plum that cling to loamy earth, cigar leaf, cedar, savory herbs and toasty vanilla oak.
Absolutely delicious and bursting with flavor! Mixed fresh dark berry, black cherry and cassis take the lead. Just behind these are equally intriguing flavors of leather, cigar box, sweet cedar, graphite and white pepper.
Extraordinarily long, with fruit flavors that cling to the palate forever. At the very tail end, white pepper and graphite persist.
This is one of the most flexible and food friendly wines you could find. We’ll be enjoying ours with braised short ribs with tagliatelle pasta - or a hearty beef stew, or a grilled steak, or a…
What the Winery Says
- Cases produced
- Bale Clay, Forward Gravelly, and Sobrante Loam
- Our Sodaro Felicity Merlot is crafted from Sodaro estate-grown fruit and aged 22 months in French Oak.
- Sodaro Estate Vineyard, Coombsville AVA, Napa Valley, CA
- Dawnine and Bill Dyer